The Art of the Matter

Another weekend has ended, another week has started, and another event is done and dusted.   The signing at Dymocks Southland turned out to be a lot of fun. I had a table set up at the front of the store and got the chance to chat with people as they came in. Quite a few people who’dContinue reading “The Art of the Matter”

Weddings, Parties, Moving

At the start of the year, just as we were about to start the editing process for Vanguard Prime: Goldrush, I was asked if I’d be interested in doing a freelance copywriting job. I was a little concerned about biting off more than I could chew, given that in addition to editing Goldrush I also hadContinue reading “Weddings, Parties, Moving”

The Ideas Shoppe: 5 Things I’ve Learnt About Writing

My post about what I’d learnt from being published generated a bit of interest, so I thought I’d take the opportunity to explore the subject of writing in greater detail. This time, I’m going to outline five pointers I’ve picked up through the study and practice of writing. Hopefully it’ll be of some help…but make sureContinue reading “The Ideas Shoppe: 5 Things I’ve Learnt About Writing”

The Adventures of Links

I’m currently working on two new blog posts, both of them part of The Ideas Shoppe. They’re also both on the wordy side, so they’re taking a bit more time to complete than I’d like, especially as I’m aiming to have a new blog post up every week. So in the meantime, I thought I’dContinue reading “The Adventures of Links”

5 Things I Didn’t Know About Being an Author

Even though I’ve worked in the publishing industry for over five years now, there were still a few things that took me by surprise when my book was picked up. In the interest of helping out other aspiring writers, here’s five things I learned when I went from working with books to writing them;  Continue reading “5 Things I Didn’t Know About Being an Author”